‘Color of Sky’ Will Contend for the ‘Best Picture’ Category at the Oscars

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Color of Sky’, the Indian film directed by Dr.Biju will contend for the ‘Best Picture’ category at the Oscars. The film has recently screened at California, Laemmle Theater at Fallbrook as part of its Oscar qualifying run. Though first scheduled to contend for the ‘Best Foreign Film Category’ the movie will now contend for the ‘Best Picture’ category at the Oscars.

The film is all about a 60-year-old man lives on an isolated island. He visits the nearby harbor in a motor boat once a month to sell handicrafts. A young burglar keeps tabs on him and one day jumps onto the motor boat and demands money. The old man remains calm and takes the motor boat towards his island where the young man remains trapped. He meets the people who live with the old man, a 7-year-old boy, a 20-year-old deaf and dumb young women and a middle-aged man with a stammer. The intruder confronts rare life situations for the first time. His concept about life changes as he understands how nature blends with life. The film is the ‘color’ of life, wind, sea, nature and so on.

The film has already screened in a bunch of International film festivals like 15th Shanghai International Film Festival, 8th Eurasia International Film Festival, 48th Chicago International Film festival, South Asian  , Vancouver, Canada, 18th Kolkata International film festival, India and Tallinn Black Night Film Festival, Estonia is the very first Malayalam film compete for Golden Goblet award at 15th Shanghai international film festival. 

Dr.Biju has debuted as Writer and Director with the film Saira (2005). It was the opening film in the section ‘Cinema Of The World’ at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2007. ‘Raman – Travelogue of Invasion’ (2008) and ‘The way home’ are his other films.